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State Rep. Devin Carney Seeking to Highlight Local Heroes

Posted on April 29, 2020 by jpheasant


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HARTFORD – State Representative Devin Carney (R-23) is seeking nominations from constituents for 23rd District Heroes.  He hopes to recognize local individuals, groups, or businesses, those going above and beyond to help others in Lyme, Old Lyme, Old Saybrook, and Westbrook, for their service during this difficult time.

“There are so many people, groups and businesses doing so much for our towns and our state right now, including many who have put their own health and safety at risk.  I’d like to recognize

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Guidance Maintaining an Adequate Supply of Chronic Prescription Medication during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted on April 21, 2020 by jpheasant


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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been closely monitoring the medical supply chain in the United States during the COVID-19 pandemic, understanding that it may be impacted, potentially leading to supply disruptions or shortages.

The Department of Consumer Protection’s (DCP) Drug Control Division has been monitoring FDA actions, and cares deeply about the significant impact that this pandemic may have on patient care. The FDA and DCP are doing everything within their authority to help

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Small Business Conference Call on COVID-19 Relief Programs

Posted on April 7, 2020 by jpheasant


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CT Small Business Conference Call
Thursday, April 9, 1-2 pm
Call: 888.456.0356; Passcode: 2802806#

The event will be hosted by the Governor’s Office, the U.S. Small Business Administration and the CT departments of Economic and Community Development, Banking, and Insurance.

Topics include:

  • Federal Paycheck Protection Program
  • Economic Injury Disaster Loans and Grants
  • Connecticut initiatives to assist businesses and residents
  • Mortgage deferment and assistance
  • Health insurance grace period

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Resource Information for Coronavirus and Helpful Links

Posted on March 18, 2020 by jpheasant


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List of Emergency Orders Issued by Governor Lamont

To view the complete list of executive orders enacted by Governor Lamont, click here.

March 10, 2020: Declaration of Civil Preparedness and Public Health Emergencies

For a list of Emergency Orders from our State Agencies: Click Here

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The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have created a series of informational tips and resources in order to; protect yourself and others,

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State Rep. Devin Carney Promotes Reading Through Nationwide Event

Posted on March 5, 2020 by jpheasant


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HARTFORD – State Representative Devin Carney (R-23) paid visits to Mile Creek Elementary School in Old Lyme, Kathleen E. Goodwin Elementary in Old Saybrook, and Lyme Consolidated School on Monday reading to children as part of Read Across America Day.

Established by the National Education Association (NEA) in 1998, Read Across America Day takes place annually on March 2nd, Dr. Seuss’ birthday. It has become the largest reading event in the country.

“I can’t overstate how enjoyable these types of

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Capitol Update (2/24 – 2/28)

Posted on March 3, 2020 by jpheasant


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Korean and Vietnam War Veterans Ceremony
Last Tuesday, I had the privilege of participating in a Korean and Vietnam War Veterans Ceremony to honor and recognize Korea and Vietnam-era veterans from Old Lyme. These brave men and women served our country with distinction and honor and I am glad our state is recognizing them and saying ‘thank you’ for their service and sacrifice.

To view more photos from this event, click here.

To view photos from the event in Old Saybrook, click here.

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State Rep. Carney to Host Legislative Updates in Lyme and Old Saybrook

Posted on February 3, 2020 by jpheasant


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HARTFORD – State Representative Devin Carney (R-32) will be hosting legislative updates this month in the towns of Lyme and Old Saybrook to provide residents with an opportunity to speak with him about issues affecting the community, answer questions about state and local government, and discuss the start to the 2020 legislative session.

WHEN: Thursday, February 13th from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Lyme Public Library (Community Room),
482 Hamburg Rd., Lyme

WHEN: Thursday, February 20th from

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Old Lyme Lawmakers to Host Pre-Session Legislative Update

Posted on January 17, 2020 by jpheasant


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OLD SAYBROOKState Representative Devin Carney (R-35) and State Senator Paul Formica (R-20) will be hosting a legislative update to speak with residents prior to the start of 2020 legislative session which convenes on Wednesday, February 5th.

WHEN: Wednesday, January 29th from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
WHERE: Old Lyme Memorial Town Hall (Meeting Hall)
52 Lyme St., Old Lyme

These events are open to the public and area residents who want to discuss issues effecting the district, bill proposal ideas,

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2019 Year In Review

Posted on January 7, 2020 by jpheasant


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Combating Opioid Abuse and Illegal Fentanyl Sales

I co-sponsored Public Act (PA) 19-191, which requires pharmacies to offer counseling to patients on the risks of using prescribed opioids. Pharmacists must keep a record for three years of all acceptances and refusals of counseling. Practitioners, who prescribe more than a seven-day supply of an opioid drug, must also clarify the reason for its use, or a diagnosis code. If prescribing more than a 12-week supply of an opioid, they must establish a

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Old Saybrook Lawmakers to Host Pre-Session Legislative Update

Posted on January 6, 2020 by jpheasant


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OLD SAYBROOK – State Representative Devin Carney (R-35) and State Senator Paul Formica (R-20) will be hosting a legislative update to speak with residents prior to the start of 2020 legislative session which convenes on Wednesday, February 5th.

WHEN: Wednesday, January 22nd from 12:45 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.

WHERE: Estuary Council of Seniors, 220 Main St., Old Saybrook

These events are open to the public and area residents who want to discuss issues effecting the district, bill proposal ideas, or other

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